Telmatobius contrerasi Cei, 1977

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Telmatobiidae > Genus: Telmatobius > Species: Telmatobius contrerasi

Telmatobius contrerasi Cei, 1977, J. Herpetol., 11: 359. Holotype: IBAUNC 2420-1, by original designation. Type locality: "Cerro Madrid, Gualcamayo Valley, 3050 m, San Juan Province, Argentina".

English Names

Contreras' Water Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 84).


Known only from the type locality on the Cerro de Madrid, San Juan Province, Argentina.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Argentina

Endemic: Argentina


See brief account by Cei, 1980, Monit. Zool. Ital., N.S., Monogr., 2: 271-272, and account of Lavilla and Barrionuevo, 2005, in Lavilla and De la Riva (eds.), Monogr. Herpetol., 7: 119-121. In the Telmatobius bolivianus group of  Barrionuevo, 2017, Cladistics, 33: 41–68. 

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